As part of their ongoing research on the physiologic factors that contribute to the development of obesity, Joslin Diabetes Center scientists have identified a cell cycle transcriptional co-regulator – ...
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(Medical Xpress)—People setting a goal to lose weight in 2013 may want to first ask themselves if diet or exercise is more important to success.
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(HealthDay)—A diet low in palmitic acid (PA) and high in oleic acid (OA) improves insulin sensitivity and is associated with lower levels of markers of metabolic and oxidative stress in women only, according ...
Diabetes Dec 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study conducted by researchers at Lehman College, and recently published in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension, shows conclusively that overfeeding causes increa ...
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Celiac disease affects about one percent of the population but occasional 'epidemics' have been noticed along with a seasonal variation in number of cases diagnosed. New research published in BioMed Central's open access ...
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Recipes created by popular television chefs contain significantly more energy, protein, fat, and saturated fat and less fibre per portion than supermarket ready meals, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ websit ...
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Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have taken another step toward better understanding the metabolic functions of obesity and its connection to type 2 diabetes.
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In Laura West's household, a 24-pack of Diet Coke lasts about a week. She drinks two or three a day, her 15-year-old-son Michael at least that many.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—When it comes to eating pasta, bread and potatoes, timing could be everything.
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Even before obesity occurs, eating fatty and sugary foods causes chemical changes in the brain, meaning that going on a diet might feel similar to going through drug withdrawal, according to a study published today by Dr. ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Detox diets are just another weight loss wonder, says Flinders University's Head of Human Physiology, Professor Simon Brookes.
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children with persistent and drug-resistant seizures treated with the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet may get an added therapeutic benefit from periodic fasting, according to a small Johns Hopkins Children's Center ...
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Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a novel mechanism by which a type of low-carb, low-calorie diet—called a "ketogenic diet"—could delay the effects of aging. This fundamental discovery reveals how ...
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Researchers ID gene that turns carbs into fat: Discovery could help development of treatment for fatty liver, diabetes
A gene that helps the body convert that big plate of holiday cookies you just polished off into fat could provide a new target for potential treatments for fatty liver disease, diabetes and obesity.
Genetics Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A new poll from researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) shows that the U.S. public broadly supports increasing or maintaining spending on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly ...
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